BDO World Championship: Martin Atkins beats ex-champion John Walton

Martin Atkins beats former champion and close friend John Walton in a thrilling first round of the BDO World Championships at the Lakeside, and afterwards admits the fixture was the "hardest match he has ever had to play".

Atkins admits he did not believe he could beat Walton, who won the title in 2001, and credits the seventh seed's "missed chances" for his victory.

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